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Highland Hospital Gala Raises More Than $650,000 for New Patient Tower

Thursday, April 28, 2022

The 2022 Highland Gala was co-chaired by Mark Eidlin, Salley Thornton, and Joe and Shelly Comfort.

Thanks to generous donors, community members, physicians, and staff, more than $650,000 gross net income was raised at this year’s Highland Hospital Gala. This is the second highest amount Highland has ever raised at a gala.

Traditionally the hospital’s largest annual fundraising event, proceeds from this year’s gala will benefit the hospital’s patient tower project, which is currently under construction. The project will add four levels plus a mechanical penthouse to the hospital’s southeast wing and will be one of the largest additions in the hospital’s history. Three of the floors will include 58 new patient rooms and one floor will house other clinical programs. The new tower will allow the hospital to provide private rooms for nearly all of its patients.

Highland thanks all those who supported the event, especially donors and co-chairs Mark Eidlin, Salley Thornton, and Joe and Shelly Comfort. The casino-themed gala featured casino style games, dancing, and a live auction. 

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